CCJ‘s Indicators rounds up the latest reports on trucking business indicators on rates, freight, equipment, the economy and more.

(Chart from ATA)

The amount of freight moved by the for-hire trucking industry, as measured by the American Trucking Associations‘ monthly Truck Tonnage Index, slipped 1.8 percent in August, ATA reported Tuesday, effectively wiping out the 1.9 percent gain from the month prior.

Compared with August 2017, tonnage was up 4.5 percent. That’s down from July’s 8.6 percent year-over-year increase. Year-to-date, compared with the same period last year, tonnage is up 7.6 percent, far outpacing the annual gain of 3.8 percent in 2017 from

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